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91 Legacy - how do I replace front signal bulbs?

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#1 Paul in Alaska

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 02:41 PM

I'm having some issues trying to find a way to change the
front signal bulbs on my wife's 1991 Subaru Legacy wagon.
There doesn't seem to be any way of doing it from the
inside/under the hood.
Do I really have to take off the outer light casing? Or go under the bumper? That seems a little much to change a
Does anyone know how?
Palmer, Alaska

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 04:07 PM

I think you undo the one screw at the top of the housing and the whole things just unclips. Change light and replace.

should only take a few mins.

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 04:10 PM

On the sides of the turn signal lenses there should be two Philips head screws.
They are accessible from the front of the car, just remover them, pull the light
assembly forward, pop the socket out of it, replace bulb, reinsert the socket,
and screw light assembly back down to the bumper.


PS: The turn signals are the amber colored lights on the bottom of the bumper.
PPS: Ignore ^^^
I have changed bumpers 3 times on my 90 lego, he's referring to the marker lights.

Edited by Twitch de la Brat, 21 November 2009 - 04:12 PM.

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 05:09 PM

totally forgot about those. Ya, if its the lowers ones, he has the right idea. If its up next to the headlight should just be one screw under the hood.

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 06:41 PM

yes, the marker light (next to the headlight) has one phillips head screw under the hood - undo the screw and wiggle light housing slightly forward and to the side to get to the bulb socket. there are two clips on the back edge of the housing that hold it in place against the fender.
twist bulb socket counterclockwise to unlock it - change the bulb - reverse the process to reinstall...

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 01:55 AM

turn signals are in the bumper.................................................

otherwise one + screw on top and then pry the light out from the fender. it snaps into the fender

Edited by torxxx, 22 November 2009 - 01:59 AM.

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